This fungi is characterized by globose and cylindrical yeast cells.
Skin scraping under a microscope can confirm this fungus. Molecular sequencing can also be used to identify this fungus.
- M. Globosa might be capable of a sexual reproduction cycle, but it is unknown at the moment if this is true.
- Reproduction occurs by budding on a broad base and from the same base at one pole
- Its growth is lipid dependent
- There is anti-fungal treatment which can be used to treat Malassezia Globosa
- Age can put a person at increased risk- it is more likelt in young adulthood
- Being male also increases the risk
- Some illness affecting the nervous system and weakening the immune system increase risk
- Not shampooing enough can also increase risk
This fungi occurs worldwide.